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Dreams of Dior

Phillippa Mills is working on a new series inspired by the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition running at the V&A until 1 September 2019.

She’s capturing some of the beautiful Dior garments appearing as part of the exhibition in her own style. The exhibition features over 200 rare Haute Couture garments taken from the V&A’s own collection as well as the extensive Dior Archives. The dresses themselves are just part of what’s on show, though as you’ll also see accessories, photography, moving image, magazines, and Christian Dior’s own personal possessions.

You can find out more about the exhibition here. While advance tickets are already sold out, more will be made available month-by-month, and, in limited numbers, at the start of each day.

Her first piece here, based on the Look 46 Dress, Christian Dior by Raf Simons

Haute couture, Spring/Summer 2015

Silk (Organza, tulle), wool and crinoline